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's election day. and the polls here in california just opened about 55 second ago. the months of campaigning the millions of dollars spent on ads comes down to this day. the presidential race remains a dead heat with the latest poll showing president obama and mitt romney still neck in neck in the all important battleground states. mitt romney voted this morning near his boston area home with his wife. romney is now heading to ohio and then pennsylvania where he is making last-minute campaign appearances. this was just announced yesterday before heading back to boston this evening. president obama is back home in chicago where he will watch the results come in later this evening. coming up at 7:15, we will have a guide to the key returns today and when we could know the results of the presidential election. >> time 7:01 you heard tori the polls opened moments ago here in california. we have reporters all over the bay area covering today's local, state and national issues. you see the reporters there tara and everybody else we will start with ktvu's at polling place in san jose good morning.
than a strike. not about wages or benefits. about work conditions, mostly in inland california area where they've had big problems with people working in way overheated warehouses, equipment that's not safe. this is what this is about. they've got a problem there. >> what the unions are doing, and again, wal-mart is not unionized, but the unions want the workers to walk out, they're focusing on this extra work that they have to do on thanksgiving pay, for which, by the way, they're paid double time and get all sorts of bonuses. >> yeah. wal-mart is facing a number of protests across the country. not just for overtime. there has been a push to unionize wal-mart. the real issue is that wal-mart hires a lot of people from the grocery industry where they actually get paid less, they get less in the way of health benefits, and that's why you saw pass mark and others go out of business because they were running their business models right, employees were worst served than wal-mart serves their own employees. i'm not advocating for wal-mart. it will be a pipe dream to unionize wal-mart bec
money is spent? the once bankrupt city of ayaho, california decide to go let its taxpayers vote how to spend 30% of its budget. but victoria says this is a bad idea. this is a flip side. explain. >> i know. it's hard because truly we don't trust our politicians to do the right things 'cause they haven't done the right things in the past. however, i think that is their job. we should hold them accountable and there should be transparency. what we've seen in the state o california is really a grand experiment in voter democracy. it has failed we have the highest tax rates in the nation and yet our school funding is bottom of the barrel and our schools rank bottom in the nation. so this kind of -- it doesn't work. you have to have accountability somewhere and it should be in ou elected officials. >> rick used to live in calirnia. now he lives in new york. is it because of this, rick? >> actually no. it's because of you, david. [ laughter ] >> right. >> i actually agree with victoria on the point that voter democracy has not paid off very well in california. but this is a bit difference
:11. and almost missing out on millions of dollars. how the california lottery tracked down a jackpot winner as time was running out. >>> the price of inactivity. how much it's costing to keep the nuclear plant open or shut down for nearly a year. >>> mostly clear out there. higher clouds beginning to move in. chilly though. a lot of 40s showing up. even on the coast. beautiful sunrise and a beautiful warm weekend. we'll have more on that coming up. >>> thank you. it is 7:13. any minute now president obama will be rallying voters in ohio. ktvu alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom to explain if this mornings jobs report could impact the elections and the last few days of campaigning. alison. >> reporter: tori, the unemployment situation has not changed dramatically. so neither presidential candidate gets much new to talk about on the campaign today. let's take a look at the numbers. the labor department reports the economy added 171,000 jobs last month even though the government is continuing to shed jobs. the unemployment ticks up to 7.9% as more try to enter the work force. both
cruz. >>> time now 5:26. still ahead follow the money. why the california supreme court said around$11 million pumped into the california supreme court. >>> arson investigators working hard to figure out who set fire to a nail salon in pleasant hill. what was found at the scene that makes this fire appear suspicious. >>> we have breaking news a man has been killed in a police shooting in fremont. this happened. the reason police say they were forced to open fire. there are hundreds of ways people use lysol disinfectant spray. ben's mom uses it around the bathtub. it kills mold, and unlike clorox clean-up, it's approved to keep it from coming back for up to a week. share your lysol story, and see more, on facebook. >>> good morning, to you. welcome back this is ktvu channel 2 morning news it's a monday, november 5th i'm dave clark. >> and good morning, i'm pam cook. time now is 5:30. it's a really nice monday. weather wise. >> going to be. >> okay. >> yes, possible record highs near the coast today and then by the end of the week we'll have highs in the 50s. very cold system draws in. t
jobs. a blue state, california, a lot of federal jobs. california is a state with high unemployment rate, over 10%. you can see there, virginia as well. texas with a lower rate. anyway, what this would be would be a federal spending hit on top of what's already going on in those counties and in those states, bill. what you hear from the pew center is that these states right now are not in very good shape right now to take additional federal cuts, given what's going on with their economics right now, bill. >> steve, do i understand when i look at california and texas in the red there, and i look at the numbers -- >> and virginia. >> and virginia. 10% to 13% of the work force is federal? >> of all federal jobs, yes. >> 10% of all federal jobs are in california but not all 10% of jobs in california -- >> no, all jobs in california are material jobs. >> 10% of jobs in california are federal. >> holy smokes! >> that's a big number. that could also be military. >> no wonder. >> stay there, steve. good stuff. let's talk about the cliff-hanger's impact on corporate spending. it is the lead
california edison says the moving truck is longer than a football field. it will take about three weeks to reach utah. authorities say it creates low levels but is not expected to be dangerous. >>> well, back to baseball, melky cabrera, he was not on the playoff roster after he was reinstated following his suspension for steroids. but he will still get his payoff of $340,000. he would normally have made 72% of that. however, the rule mandates the full amount if the team plays ten games. he was eligible to come back and then the giants played ten games. >>> it losses like muni will be making a big statement because of vandalism. muni will have to pay $700,000 to replace that bus, one that was set on fire by the giants' fans after the giants won the world series. it turns out san francisco's policy does not cover buses set on fire. that's a blow to muni because they just spent about 300,000 refurbishing buses last year. >> all right. 7:21. it's mostly clear outside. in fact, some parts of the bay area could cup close to record- breaking temperatures. up next, steve paulson will tell us wh
to be released from jail under california awe re vialed three strikes law. 62-year-old kenneth corely has a history of drug and burglary problems. he was sentenced to 25 years to life but adjudge resented him after hearing arguments that he earned his ged certificate as he had no disciplinary problems. voters approved prop 36 which requires the third strike to be either violent who are serious felony. >>> now, we know the name of the oakland man who died after falling down a cliff into a water filled quarry. on tuesday night, andrew malyum was looking for his missing cat at the end of the quarry when he fell down the 100-foot cliff into the water. alameda county divers found his body 30 feet under the surface of the wear. >> he was an animal lover, so he did what he thought was best and it was raining, it was dark, slippery. you know, i think it was an accident, truly an accident. >> group of the neighbors want to meet with the claremont country club to see if anything can be done to keep this from happening again. >>> it is 7:35, there ask fallout from the latest storm to hit the bay are
. >>> we're going to run you through with some video. help on the way from the west coast, from california. dozens of power trucks loaded on to giant air force cargo planes to help with power restoration. those things amazingly flying across the country all the way from california. the situation remains desperate in many neighborhoods in the tri-state area. these are pictures from this morning on staten island. there is virtually no power on the island. destruction is widespread. the secretary of homeland security janet napolitano will visit today. staten island is where the new york marathon will start on sunday. more subway service returning to manhattan, but not below 42nd street where power is still out in wide parts of the city south of that parallel. city officials say they may have to evacuate the marine life from the massive new york city aquarium based in brooklyn. the death toll from the storm nearing the 100 mark. despite the damage in atlantic city, that town's famous casinos are open again and they are conflicting reports about when power will be restored in manhattan. hundred
of the northeast, it's now a recovery mission. and yesterday california military planes were loaded with utility vehicles ready to be shipped into new york. an army of some 50,000 utility workers from across the country, even canada, being deployed to the region to help in the massive project to restore power which will take weeks. three navy warships are anchored off the northeast coast to help with the relief effort. in new jersey, military trucks are being deployed to operate as polling places on election day in the hardest-hit communities still remain without power. now, the good news does trickle out slowly. today amtrak will begin offering limited service between new york city and boston. and new jersey transit will also start moving today with limited service. the new york subway system continues to make advances. the "m" train linking queens to manhattan just started running, but there are still no trains running below 34th street where half of manhattan remains in the dark. so the millions of new yorkers who depend on subways, they're now waiting in those long lines for buses. for those
day and california voters have major choices to make decisions that will affect the state for years to come. one of the biggest issues on that ballot is prop 30. he has been pushing this one hard. prop 30 would raise the sales tax, as well as income taxes for the highest earners. that money would then go towards prison realignment, health care and for education. and governor brown is expected to cast his vote on prop 30 any minute now and, of course, the long list of other things to select from and then it is a matter of time for just the watching and waiting. nbc bay area is your home for all election results and our live coverage starts at 4:00 this evening and local cut-ins throughout the night. updating you on all the local and state races. our newscast tonight at 11:00 p.m. will have the results of all your national, state and local races and, of course, tomorrow morning on "today in the bay." that is where you'll want to check in for all the election results that were released overnight. i believed i heard christina loren using the word perfection for today. >> hopefully we'll
this gigantic 29 restaurants out of bankruptcy in minnesota and california, putting a lot of money in those. is that a new way for you to be able to grow quicker? >> you know, that's a very exciting acquisition. just approved in bankruptcy court last night. it will give us a footprint in minneapolis and northern california. we could not be more excited about this growth opportunity. and i think it's just a great example of how intentional and ambitious we are to grow our footprint. >> i think you're doing a terrific job. it's the best performer in the group. thank you so much to the ceo of afc enterprises, better known as popeye's but it is a great stock in a category where you might be looking for one. stay with cramer. >> coming up, you are ready to get charged up? cramer cranks up the voltage and goes electric on an all new hyperactive "lightning round." >>> and later, sour apple? it's the most valuable tech company in the world and its products have changed the course of consumer electronics. so why is this stock taking a dive? and is now the time to get in? cramer has answers. don't mi
of california praised the reen for great advancements and stabilizing in the area. >> he was proud of the work he was doing. but he didn't try to use it for his own gain or advantage or anything. he was proud to be a marine. and proud to serve the country. >> reporter: proud but humble. the judge says his son wouldn't have it any other way. >> and the award is made to matthew. but it's in recognition for everything that all the military has done in afghanistan. >> he will receive the award in december. >>> let's bring in jeff raineri as he head into thanksgiving. things looking good so far. >> the storm system has moved off to the east. we're not finding any rain drop on the bay area roads at the current moment. that's the good news. here's something you may not like too much. it is november. it's getting close to the holidays. with the storm clearing out, we have areas of clearing across the bay area in the north bay. that's where temperatures are dropping the coldest. 44 in santa rosa. 45 in napa. likely some 30s. we'll pinpoint that later on. and numbers dropping in sunnyvale to 47 and 48 i
ogy, and only if it comes down. how about michael in california, please? michael. >> caller: boo-yah to you, jim. with a solid dividend that pays monthly at almost a 16% yield, the current valuation a dollar benine book value, isn't a.r.r. a great value? >> you know what? i have thought it was. this is another one of those real estate mortgages reits, that i have somewhat been mystified about the price performance. someone asked about this on the street, and i said i think it should be doing better. i agree, i think it's an okay buy. john in oregon, please. >> caller: boo-yah, jimmy, how are you? >> boo-yah back at you. >> caller: residential 4078 builders, i bought in about six or eight months ago, i have about four of them right now. it seems like the market as flattened out as far as they're concerned. should i hang onto them or ring the bell? i was talking with the research director, a frequent contributor to "fast money." we both felt the say way, this is a pullback, a pullback in time. i want you holding on to them. i think they'll have a very good 2013. i would rather cons
of you had to get out your generators this week. now a california company is recalling generators sold at costco stores. champion power equipment is recalling more than 8,500 generators because a fuel leak could lead to fire. so far eight fires have been reported. the generators were sold at costco from december 2011 through this past july. for model numbers and more information go to and search generator recall. >>> hyundai and kia are accused of overstating the gas mileage on 13 of their vehicles. an audit by the environmental protection agency found mileage inflated by between one to six miles. the epa ordered the companies to chait window stickers on their cars to show the correct mileage. the discrepancies involve vehicles from model years 2011 through 2013. the automaker has apologized for what they call a procedural error. they say they will reimburse customers for the difference in the mileage. >>> when we come right back on news 4 at 4:00, space shuttle on the move. its final voyage may be short, but it's taking a lot of manpower and coordination. >>> and if
. for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. >>> israel is ready for a ground invasion but the country prefers a diplomatic solution. oil is moving higher this morning. joining us live from gaza now is ayman. >> good afternoon. the sun is setting and they have been for every night over the past six 9nights palestinians brace themselves for a violent night. it's during the coming hours that there's an intensification of israeli targets throughout the gaza strip. yesterday on sunday there was an incident that many describe here as a massacre. one that targeted the home of a senior member of hamas' military according to the israelis but inside that residential house were families. 12 p
who i am when i'm calling you. states-- california and others-- tried to pass legislation banning caller i.d. how many people answer a call and we see the number. hands? i see no hands. that was originally considered an invasion of privacy and it is now considered your basic right to have information. >> rose: marc, people often talk about this competition. sometimes it's the big four. apple, google, facebook, amazon. sometimes it's apple, google, facebook, amazon and microsoft. one central fact to me is that they seem to be getting in each other's business. is that the future? (laughter) >> so there's -- a lot has to do with software programers which is software programers tend to assume they can write any software. so every -- the hardest company to sell a piece of soft swir the software company and software companies tend to be the most aggressive about invading each other's spaces and the great thing about software is it's mutable. >> so what will determine the winners? >> i think the best -- >> rose: the best software? >> the best products. >> and is it the history that whoev
. john burns, ceo of john burns real estate consulting in irvine, california. john, you heard what peter said the we'll not know until february if this is needed. what does that mean for homeowners in the interim? >> well, actually, he also said we've been reporting on this since 2009. so we have been knowing this is coming for a long time. all the losses actually relate to all the insurance from 2006 to 2009. tracy: right. >> from 2010 on they have been making money and i think the real risk to homebuyers, overreacts and calls it a bailout and stop fha doing what they're doing? they're only high loan-to-value program out there and they're making money. if we stop that, this fragile recovery which you called earlier will no longer be recovery. tracy: that is the thing. they could increase insurance premiums which peter reported they have been doing. the loans they're making now are much better loans than making 2007 and 2008. so the portfolio going forward is okay. do we have to worry about all the loans they're holding at least 90 days delinquent? >> all the loans are priced into this.
getting a boost from china chinese buyers are grabbing holmes a california and nevada by foreclosed homes but some are luxury residences. chinese buyers accounted for 74 billion the sheer the second largest foreign buyer of loathsome the country. the mexico plan from the peanut butter recall has been shut down. the breeding ground from seven outbreak the fda noted there was a history of violations that led to the decision and" end quote. vacation index brings good news. prices are up 1.1%. there of 20% from one year-ago. las vegas is up but they're still below the 2000 levels. he would be fired with any other line of business. why is two 1/2 minstar still on the show why he called it fills? dennis: the winners and losers and how you can profit. >> we have some names moving on the nasdaq. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. governor of getting it done. you know h to dance... with a deadline. and from national. because only national lets you choose any c in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. this is awesome. [ mal
it is here and if you're watching us in california, the midwest, you probably don't get it. i think when you think about it, this may in fact if he goes ahead with this, be the biggest disaster of his entire 12 years. >> you're talking about draining the city of resources that could be used elsewhere. explain the soul train screen behind you at your desk. >> that was the passing of don cornielias, somebody helped me put that up there and it's still up there. >> a nice tribute to an amazing man. that means we're going to watch you dance in the future. let's get a quick flash from bertha coombs. >> conway, the truck leasing company says it's too early to tell, but pre sandy on monday and tuesday, their volumes were down significantly and that is going to have an impact. 9 to 10% compared to same days in october last year. they're not sure how much they might see a pick-up following sandy as we see things start to pick-up and extra supplies start to come in. a lot of companies trying to sort that out. >> yes, gm saying they're still trying to quantify how sandy may have affected the month. rick
governors who have been open and welcoming and friendly whereas california was a state that had republican governors who turned on hispanics and hispanics turned on them and the state is now solid blue. i mean, it's unimaginable that you can't think of a republican who could win in fcalifornia no. >> john podhoretz, good to have you on the show. up next "gq" editor are in chief michael hainey is here. it's about men, right, michael? >> always. >> this issue is about men. americans believe they should be in charge of their own future. how they'll live tomorrow. for more than 116 years, ameriprise financial has worked for their clients' futures. helping millions of americans retire on their terms. when they want. where they want. doing what they want. ameriprise. the strength of a leader in retirement planning. the heart of 10,000 advisors working with you one-to-one. together for your future. ♪ ♪ don't know what i'd do ♪ i'd have nothing to prove ♪ i'd have nothing to lose ♪ i'd be all lost at sea ♪ with no reason to make it through ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the celebra
as far west as fresno, california, will be sending in another 400 people later today. we would anticipate probably having upwards of 3,000 people on the ground within the next four to five days. >> you've been doing this for a while. you were with the company since '84. i can't imagine the number of disasters you have helped coordinate the recovery for. seeing anything like this in your time? the confluence of population density, power, the snow? i mean we're talking a very large part of the country. >> this is a very extraordinary situation. the density that we're facing and the enormity of this storm and the geographic area it's covered, new jersey, new york, upward through canada. our canadian offices are also mobilized and working on losses. this is something out of the worried. we are encouraged though that every hour of every day we are seeing small signs of progress. and as has been report you see great acts of heroism being performed by people each and every step of the way. we've seen not only belfor people providing great services, but acts of kindness out to knows who need it s
to set up offices in chicago, first of all, or california, and i don't know who are the people who are going to staff and man those offices to actually trade on behalf of somebody, it's not clear to me how this works. it may very well be that when you have a massive superstorm the size of sandy that knocks out an entire coast or region that it's almost impossible to have true contingency planning. >> two things. good point. first of all, you do need to have some senior people who aren't necessarily located in the proximity of devastation. yes, you do need some senior people but in this circumstance, this is one of the things we learned, andrew, is that since they weren't sure the large traders weren't sure about whether or not they could enter the orders into the new york stock exchange, they actually sent people to archipelago to try to work on the computers, in the middle of this storm, so just a really sort of a cluster and hopefully we can do better in the future. >> what happened to your own next -- isn't this a transatlantic company that has platforms on both sides of the oce
, california, places where some of them high unemployment rates, you're talking about reducing federal spending in places with high unemployment rates and this handy bar charts shows the split between defense spending in blue and nondefense in green. maryland, virginia, the washington, d.c., area, the highest federal pending, hawaii a lot of defend spending, same with alaska. more non-defense in new mexico down to georgia, 6.9% so these are the ways it's going to affect by state. we can even drill down further and look county by county, and what you see here for example if you drilled down here in louisiana there's one county in here where there's a federal penitentia penitentiary, because these are federal jobs as a percent of the total. you can see places along the texas coast, the bottom line on all of this is that we talk about reducing the ifisical cliff and solving the problem on a national level, but there are individual states that are going to be hit harder and there are blue states and states that come in so it's not easily democratic or republican solution, becky, when we look at it
but very refined car as well. >> you introduce it here in l.a. a, southern california. a huge market. people are going to say how much does it cost? $130,000 for this vehicle? >> starting at $83,500. this one is $130,000, yes. i have to say people will clamor for the car. >> this brings up the question. the average land rover customer, household income of $515,000, $130,000 vehicle. this brings up the question with all the talk about potentially raising taxes on the wealthy here in the united states, would that hurt your business? would you sell fewer range rovers if the tax rate went up for those making more than $250,000? >> i think at the moment we see no sign of that quite frankly. a deal has to be done. our customers buy smartly, and when they look at vehicles like this, which is new on the block, they're going to go for this particular car. they might compromise on other things and not on new range rovers. we're confident we can sell more than all the cars in the u.s. without a shadow of a doubt. >> real quick. christmastime is the time of year when luxury seams go through the
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